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 This day in History - October 20
417 Historic Events for October 20
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Eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies

Death
1097

1st Crusaders arrive in Antioch

Event
1139

Henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies

Death
1187

Urbanus III, [Umberto Crivelli], Italian Pope (1185-87), dies

Death
1268

Konradijn Hohenstaufen, son of Koenraad IV, beheaded in Naples

Death
1268

Conrad Hohenstaufen, [Conrad van Zwaben], son of Conrad IV, dies

Death
1274

Engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies

Death
1435

Andrea Della Robbia, Florence, sculptor, nephew of Luca

Birth
1438

Jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64

Death
1475

Giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api)

Birth
1496

Claude de Lutherans, duke of Guise

Birth
1525

Joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50

Death
1528

Treaty of Gorinchem (Emperor and church)

Event
1536

Danish/Norw king Christian III leads reform in Catholic possessions

Event
1576

Spanish troops occupies and plunder Maastricht

Event
1587

Battle at Coultras: Henri van Navarra beats Catholic League

Event
1600

Battle of Sekigahara sets Tokugawa clan as Japan's rulers (shoguns)

Event
1603

Chinese uprising in Philippines fails after 23,000 killed

Event
1632

Christopher Wren, England, astronomer/great architect

Birth
1634

English King Charles I disbands new "Ship Money" tax

Event
1637

Nicolaas van der Veken, Flemish sculptor (confessional chairs)

Birth
1676

Christopher Gibbons, composer, dies at 61

Death
1679

Samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer

Birth
1714

Georg Ludwig of Hannover crowned as King George I

Event
1719

Gottfried Achenwall, German lawyer/statistician/economist

Birth